Sebastiaan Faber, Professor of Hispanic Studies at Oberlin College, was born and raised in Amsterdam, the Netherlands, where he studied Spanish; his doctorate is from the University of California, Davis, and he has taught at Oberlin since 1999. Sebastiaan is the author of Exile and Cultural Hegemony: Spanish Exiles in Mexico, 1939-1975 (Vanderbilt, 2002); Anglo-American Hispanists and the Spanish Civil War (Palgrave, 2008); and Memory Battles of the Spanish Civil War: History, Fiction, Photography (Vanderbilt, 2018); he is also co-editor of Contra el olvido. El exilio expañol en Estados Unidos (U de Alcalá, 2009) and Transatlantic Studies: Latin America, Iberia, and Africa (Liverpool, 2019). He regularly writes for the Spanish, Dutch, and US media, including CTXT: Revista ContextoLa MareaFronteraDThe NationForeign Affairsand Public Books. See his personal website for a comprehensive list of publications. In 2000 he won the George Watt Essay Prize in the graduate category and has been on the ALBA board since 2004. He’s long been involved with ALBA’s teacher workshops and together with Peter Carroll he co-edits The Volunteer.